Creston RCMP weekly report September 6 - 25, 2022
2022-09-29 13:50 PDT
Creston RCMP has received numerous reports of vehicles failing to stop for School Buses. Creston RCMP would like to remind the public that they must stop for a School bus when its red lights are flashing and the stop sign is out. Failing to stop for a School Bus is a $368 fine and 3 points.
Please for the safety of all children please stop for the school buses.
Creston RCMP received 233 calls for service from September 6th, 2022 to September 25th, 2022.
These are the highlights:
- Creston RCMP received a report of a shoplifter who fled before officers attended. Charges are being forwarded.
- Officers were called to an impaired driver. Members located the driver and he was issued a 90 day driving prohibition. The man was upset that a prohibition was issued and damaged a police vehicle. Criminal charges are now being forwarded for additional offences against the man.
- Officers attended break and enter. A suspect was identified and arrested. The suspect was released with multiple conditions and a court date.
- An officer located a vehicle with no insurance. The driver was found to have no driver’s license. The vehicle was removed from the road and the driver ticketed.
- Where art thou, Romeo? Officers assisted in getting a horse named Romeo home who had escaped his residence.
- Creston RCMP investigated a shoplifting complaint on the 1500 block of Canyon Street. The suspect has been identified and charges are being forwarded.
- Creston RCMP was called to a commercial vehicle collision at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal. The commercial vehicle’s brakes failed and it crashed at the bottom of the hill at the terminal. The driver was badly injured and airlifted to hospital. Officers determined there was no criminal element to the crash and turned over the investigation to WorkSafe BC.
- Officers received a report of a stolen dirt bike.
- A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Creston RCMP reminds the public to follow a 9:00pm routine to secure their belongings each night.
- Officers attended a mischief call and arrested the suspect. Charges are being recommended to crown.
- A shoplifter was reported at a local gas station. The file is still under investigation.
- Officers attended a disturbance in Riondel. Officers were able to defuse the situation and separated the parties for the night.
- Officers attended a traffic complainant and found the driver to be unlicensed. The driver was also breaching his conditions and was arrested. The man was released with a court date, ticketed and the vehicle was impounded.
- Officers attended a multiple shoplifting calls and were able to identify the suspect as being the same woman. She was arrested for the thefts and released on multiple conditions.
- September 21st
- Officers attended a disturbance on the 1100 block of 16th Ave N. Officers separated the parties for the day.
- Police received a report of golf balls being hit into a neighbourhood in Riondel. Witnesses did not know where the balls had come from and one window was broken.
- Officers attended a single vehicle collision on 14000 Block Highway 3a. The driver was found to be impaired but refused to provide samples. The driver was issued a driving prohibition and Criminal Impaired charges are being forwarded. There were no major injuries.
- An officer took a complainant of fraud.
- Officers took a report of a stolen wallet and change from an unlocked vehicle. Creston RCMP reminds everyone to follow the 9:00pm routine and to secure all belongings.
- Officers assisted Fire with a structure fire in Kitchener.
- Officers attended a noise complaint. Officers found the group to be quiet and friendly. Officers advised them to keep the noise down and if they were called again they would need to shut the gathering down.
- Officers attended a local drinking establishment to assist with removing an unwanted patron. Officers arrested the patron and removed him from the establishment.
- Officers attended a local business to remove an unwanted man.
- Officers were called to a man sleeping in someone else’s unlocked van. The man was identified and was very confused with how he got there. The man stated that he must have too much to drink the night before and was only a block from his residence.
- Officers received a domestic report and determined an assault occurred. A woman was arrested and released on conditions.
- Two youths were found to be in a building under construction. The youths were advised not trespass on construction sites.
- Officers attended an early morning family disturbance and found an adult son intoxicated and belligerent. The son was arrested and held in cells until sober.
- Officers attended an early morning mental health call for suicidal woman. Officers took the woman to hospital where she received help.
- Officers attended a domestic in Crawford Bay. A man had assault his partner and the business manager. The man was arrested and charges of assault are being forwarded.
- Officers conducted a traffic stop and found the driver to be impaired by alcohol. The driver was issued a 24 hour driving prohibition.
Cst. Brett Urano
Creston RCMP General Duty
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